About Luxor Temple The Luxor Temple is an ancient Egyptian temple located on the east bank of the Nile River in the city of Luxor. The temple was constructed by Amenhotep III and dedicated to the god Amun-Re. The Luxor Temple is an open-air temple, which means that it is not enclosed within walls. The temple complex is located on the east bank of the Nile River, between the cities of Luxor and Karnak. The Luxor Temple is oriented east-west, and its main entrance faces east. The Luxor Temple was built by the pharaoh Amenhotep III, who ruled from 1390 to 1352 BC. The temple was dedicated to the god Amun-Re, who was the king of the gods in ancient Egyptian religion. The Luxor Temple was originally built with mud-brick walls and a wooden roof. The walls and roof were later replaced with stone. The Luxor Temple was used as a place of worship for over 1,500 years. The temple was damaged by several earthquakes over the centuries, and was finally destroyed by a fire in the late 18th century. The Luxor Temple was rebuilt in the early 19th century, and is now one of the most popular tourist destinations in Egypt.
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